Interferometry

One of Our Best Views of the Supermassive Black Hole at the Heart of the Milky Way

An almost unimaginably enormous black hole is situated at the heart of the Milky Way. It's called a Supermassive Black…

5 years ago

Next Generation Telescopes Could Use “Teleportation” to Take Better Images

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, quantum mechanics may allow for some truly-cutting edge astronomy…

6 years ago

Simulated View of a Newly Forming Planetary System with Rings and Gaps

Using data from the ALMA array, a team of international astronomers was able to image a newly forming planetary system…

6 years ago

Distant Stellar Nurseries: This Time, in High Definition

This article is a guest post by Anna Ho, who is currently doing research on stars in the Milky Way…

9 years ago

Dust Shells Seen for the First Time Around Dying Stars

[/caption] Stars get pretty sloppy towards the end of their lives.  As the nuclear fuels start to wane, the star…

12 years ago

Hidden Companion Responsible for Surprising Disk Around Strange Supergiant Star

[/caption] For several years, astronomers have been trying to get a good look at a peculiar supergiant star that is…

13 years ago

Big or Small, All Stars Form the Same Way

[/caption] How do massive stars form? This has been one of the more hotly debated questions in astronomy. Do big…

14 years ago

Astronomers Image Mysterious Dark Object That Eclipses Epsilon Aurigae

Epsilon Aurigae has baffled astronomers since the 1800's, but new images are providing insight into this very unusual eclipsing binary…

14 years ago

Unprecedented Images Show Betelgeuse Has Sunspots

Caption:The surface of Betelgeuse in near infrared at 1.64 micron in wavelength, obtained with the IOTA interferometer (Arizona). The image…

14 years ago